byDepartment of the Interior. Office of the Secretary
"This sound recording is a Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) public service program which featured Sergeant Alvin C. York, World War I veteran, speaking from Knoxville, Tennessee; and Richard Martin Scheuns, Sr., a German-American veteran of World War I, speaking from Memphis, Tennessee. Barry Kroger [SIC Berry Kroeger] was the narrator."National Archives Identifier: 2194748...Sgt. York's speech begins at about 14:00. Topics: WWII, York, Alvin Cullum, 1887-1964, World War, 1939-1945, OTR, World War II, WWII, Old Time Radio
In 1942, CBS produced a series of six 15-minute programs that were broadcast from Army camps around the country. Each episode of What Are We Fighting For? contains a remarkable speech; my favorite is Alvin C. York's: 01 The Road To War - Edward R. Murrow at West Point, New York 02 What Pearl Harbor Means To Me - Lee White at Ft. George Meade, Maryland 03 Your Enemies, The Fascists - William L. Shirer at Fort Belvoir, Virginia (no open nor close) 04 The Russians Are Our Kind Of People - Quentin... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War II, Patriotism, Old Time Radio, Citizenship, Shirer, William L....